If something is missing or outdated, download it using the utility from the Cygwin site ( Package Version Status bash 4.1.10-4 OK binutils 2.20.51-2 OK bzip2 1.0.6-1 OK cygwin 1.7.9-1 OK gcc-core 3.4.4-999 OK gcc-g 3.4.4-999 OK gzip 1.4-1 OK m4 1.4.16-1 OK make 3.81-2 OK unzip 6.0-10 OK zip 3.0-11 OK First, create a workspace directory to build in (e.g., mkdir /usr/local/contrib).
Does it basically disables mingw-get so that it no longer tracks update for gcc?
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The Cygwin 1.7.x devel area offers an older version of GCC (3.4.4-999), which is outdated for many purposes.
As your Ubuntu installation gets older, you might be missing out on newer C features in the GCC compilers.
You might want to try to upgrade the GCC compilers to a more recent version.